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Month: July 2020

Airplane lands on Robb Road

A plane flying to Edmonton from British Columbia made an emergency landing on Robb Road on July 31, about 11 km south of Hinton.

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Hinton Abilities Network to support special needs

When Holly LeFrancois and her family moved to Hinton a year ago, they quickly noticed there wasn’t a lot of support for adults with special needs.

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Town to remove old Maxwell Lake bridge section

A report providing an explanation of the ongoing work regarding the replacement of the Maxwell Bridge was brought to council during the July 21 standing committee meeting.

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Hinton schools prep for in-class teaching

Students, parents, teachers, and school boards adapted to a different way of learning during the first wave of COVID-19 this spring as kindergarten to Grade 12 education moved online.

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Four active COVID cases in Hinton

After months with no new incidents of COVID-19 in Hinton, four confirmed cases popped up early this past week.

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Olsen promoted from interim to permanent CAO

After nearly seven months of searching for applicants, vetting, and interviews, the Town of Hinton hired Emily Olsen as their next chief administrative officer (CAO).

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Remuneration policy clarifies conference attendance

The remuneration policy returned for discussion at the standing committee meeting on July 21 and some minor changes were added.

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Man found guilty of sexual assault in Hinton provincial court

A man accused of assaulting an underage female in 2016 and unlawfully marrying a child was found guilty July 15 on four counts laid against him.

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Two men charged after break and enter

Two Hinton men face charges related to an early morning break and enter incident at The Brick on June 21.

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